Bo-Gösta Valdemar Eriksson was born on January 1, 1922 in Göteborg and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1941/42 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Rune Emanuelsson. Eriksson was part of IFK Göteborg's youth program before making his debute with the first team, and is as a result of that regarded by the club as a home-grown player. At 20 years, 4 months and 28 days, on May 31, 1942, he took part his first competetive game against IFK Norrköping in an Allsvenskan game that ended 2–1. He spent two seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 9 first team games. Out of these 9 first team games, 6 were Allsvenskan games.
Gösta Eriksson is with his 6 Allsvenskan games number
400 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Eriksson won the Swedish championship with IFK Göteborg in 1941-42. Eriksson passed away in 1989, 67 years old.